Challah Bread

Now, I know everyone hates those long intros to a promised recipe that force you to scroll down for days and days until you finally reach the recipe, but by then you are fuming and hungry.

So I won’t do that. Here it is: Continue reading “Challah Bread”

Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #321-350

Eucharisteo: to be grateful, to feel thankful, to give thanks

I don’t know about you, but most days, I don’t feel all that thankful. Sometimes I simply don’t want to feel thankful.

So I write them down.

And count them one by one.

Continue reading “Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #321-350”

How I Found My “Summer Break”

Remember when we were kids, and the end of May was always filled with impatience and excitement? Remember why?

I do.

SUMMER BREAK!

Three solid months of swimming, playing outside until the fireflies began to blink, bonfires, bike riding up and down the street, rarely wearing shoes, and most of all– NO SCHOOL! Continue reading “How I Found My “Summer Break””

Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #301-320

Eucharisteo: to be grateful, to feel thankful, to give thanks

I don’t know about you, but most days, I don’t feel all that thankful. Sometimes I simply don’t want to feel thankful. 

So I write them down.

And count them one by one.
Continue reading “Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #301-320”

A Tale of Birth #1

The story of my daughter’s birth….

It seems only appropriate, considering this little girl of ours turns six soon (WHAT IS HAPPENING?!?!?!?!!), that hers should be the last on the list to be shared.

Thank you for joining me on this reminiscent journey! A month of birth stories! You may not have, but I definitely blubbered into my cups of tea reading them all again….

To read her brothers’ birth stories, click here, here, or here.

 

September 2012

I was nearly three weeks past my due date and was anxious. Due to how late the baby was, we had to get ultrasounds every 3-4 days to check fluid levels and her heartbeat. Everything was fine so we continued to delay inducing. Continue reading “A Tale of Birth #1”

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One providential handshake……that led to marriage

Two attempts at horseback riding

Three hospital stays

Four siblings

Five children, whose four tiny faces light up my days (and one I shall see in Glory)

Six bowls of cereal at our table Continue reading “33”